UNT System Overview:
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.Posting Title:
UNT-Teacher Education & Admin-132330College/School:
College of EducationJob Location:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
University of North Texas is a Tier One Research University in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex – the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. This dynamic region is seeing explosive growth, demographically and economically, with several of the fastest-growing municipalities in the nation, and is host to countless excellent restaurants, parks and outdoor opportunities, cultural institutions of all types, and globally diverse populations. UNT is located only 26 miles north of DFW International Airport. At over 40,000 students, UNT is one of the nation’s largest universities and is highly diverse. It is also ranked in the top 8% of USA universities based on racial, geographic, gender, and age diversity and among the nation’s top 100 universities for social mobility and ethnic diversity (U.S. News & World Report, 2020 College Rankings).Position Summary:
The Department of Teacher Education and Administration (TE&A) in the College of Education at The University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a non-tenure track Senior Lecturer position in Early Childhood Education, beginning Fall 2021 semester.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate, masters, and doctoral courses (offered at the UNT campus and other off-site locations and online); advise graduate students and supervise undergraduate students in internships as needed; serve on and chair doctoral committees; and provide service to the Department, College, University, community constituencies, and professional organizations. Summer teaching is contingent on student demand and funding.Minimum Qualifications:
(1) Earned doctorate with emphasis in Early Childhood Education (or Preferred Qualifications:
a related field); (2) Evidence of at least five consecutive years in rank of lecturer or equivalent relevant experience; (3) Evidence of excellence in college-level teaching; (4) Evidence of excellence in area of service; (5) Evidence of a scholarly activity.
(1) Experience in EC-3 education and/or educational systems that serve Communities of Color similar to those found in Texas; (2) Scholarly focus on topics of contemporary urgency; (3) Evidence of participation in granting activities.
Of particular interest to the College of Education are candidates who are committed to improving people’s lives through powerful learning, social-emotional wellness, physical health, civic engagement, and anti-racist education. Similarly, the College of Education is interested in candidates who have experience in and commitment to community-based early childhood education programs.Physical Requirements:
Ability to communicateSecurity Sensitive:
This is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Driving University Vehicle:
F504PSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants will submit: (a) Cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications and description of stances on teaching and on diversity and equity; (b) Curriculum vitae; © List of names and contact information of three references; (d) Unofficial academic transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire).
Initial Review: Committee review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is closed. Applications must include all required components to be considered. The search committee will contact references only after advanced stages of screening. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment along with a criminal background check.Quicklink for Posting: